Well, that sure felt like the darkest timeline.
Community Season 5 Episode 4 featured the study group reacting to Pierce's death, with amazing guest star Walton Goggins serving as the late student's attorney and administering a polygraph test to see if anyone actually killed Pierce.
It was a mix of absurdity, humor, sentimentality and even drama.
And, as always, it was a stand-out installment because it featured the main players just sitting around and interacting.
But it was also depressing and here's why: Donald Glover is leaving the show. He's gone next Thursday.
How did this outing set up Troy's departure? Watch Community online now for the answer: